Our Week In Politics #9 (10/8-10/15/17)

Our Week In Politics #9 (10/8-10/15/17)

Here are the main events in Politics that occurred over the past week: 1. President Donald Trump Decertifies The Iran Nuclear Deal On October 13,…

“Islamic Conquest of Persia” Video Response

“Islamic Conquest of Persia” Video Response

This video by Caspian Report discusses the Islamic conquest of Persia (Present-day Iran) during the 7th Century AD. The rise of Islam as a religion…

Political History of Iran 1900-Present

Political History of Iran 1900-Present

*(This article was originally posted on December 30, 2016, but was updated in response to President Trump’s visits to Saudi Arabia and Israel and the…

Ideal US foreign Policy in the Middle East

Ideal US foreign Policy in the Middle East

A major debate within public policy is the ideal foreign policy that the US should follow with regards to the Middle East. some argue that…

Analysis of the 2017 Iranian Presidential Election

Analysis of the 2017 Iranian Presidential Election

This Friday, the 12th Iranian Presidential Election is set to be held. Incumbent President Hassan Rouhani is running for a second term and faces opposing…

The Political System of Iran

The Political System of Iran

Since the 1978-79 Iranian Revolution, there has been much analysis by political scientists and political leaders as to what makes up the Iranian political system….

ISIS: How and Where they Came From

ISIS: How and Where they Came From

One major foreign policy issue facing the world over the past few years is the rise of ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria). ISIS…

“Why Iran Should Get the Bomb” Article Review

“Why Iran Should Get the Bomb” Article Review

In his most recent Foreign Affairs article “Why Iran Should Get the Bomb,” political scientist Kenneth Waltz explores the background behind the debate over the…